Airport

Araxos Airport

Araxos Airport was constructed in 1941 as a military airport and since 1980-es it has been operated as a civil airport in Greece.

It is still characterized as a military airport since it still functions as an active air base for Hellenic air force. So each private flight is required an authorization by HCAA.

During the summer period civil airlines carry out flights in the airport generally as charter flights, but also not only.

International air carriers such as AEROFLOT – AIR BERLIN – JETAIR – TUIFLY – SMARTWINGS – RYANAIR connect European cities MOSCOW – DUSSELDORF – MILANO – PAPHOS – PRAGUE – STUGGART with Peloponesse.

Araxos airport capacity is more than 133 000 passengers during a season, according to the technical characteristics the airport is capable to accept any kind of aircrafts.

Airport location and Figures

Araxos Airport is located near Araxos cape, Achaea Prefecture and serves the city of Patras as well as the western part of the Peloponese region.

The distance from the nearest  city Patra is 40, it takes preliminary 30 minutes drive.

Araxos Airport Brief presentation

POSTAL ADDRESS: ARAXOS AIRPORT P.C. 25200 KATO AHAIA
Telephone center: + 30 26930 – 54000
AFTN: LGRXYDYX
Telex: 0312393 LGRX GR

AIRPORT ADMINISTRATION
1.MANAGEMENT
Airport manager: G. Gouvitsas
Phone no: + 30 26930 – 54000 (ext : 3)
Fax: +30 26930 – 52102
E-mail : kaax@hcaa.gr
2. OFFICES
a. Airport operator office
Phone no: + 30 26930 – 54000 (ext.116 and ext.5)
b. Air Traffic services
Control Tower: phone no: + 30 26930 – 55664
Aircrew update : + 30 26930 – 54000
c. Telecommunications office
Phone no: +30 26930 – 54000
Fax : +30 26930 – 51524
e-mail: d5ith_kaax@hcaa.gr
d. Electronics office
Phone no: +30 26930 – 54000
e. Suport office
Phone no: + 30 26930 – 54000 (ext.4)
f. Airport security office
Phone no: 26930 – 54000 (ext.116) and (ext.5)
Fax: 26930 – 51524
e-mail: kaaxgae@hcaa.gr

AIRPORT DESCRIPTION

POSITION
The airport is located 45 km southwest of the city of Patra and operates since 1984. Its plants covers 2300 square meters of surface.
Latitude: 38o 10’ 00’’ North
Longitude: 21o 25’ 00’’ East
PLANTS
Passenger terminal: 1
Aerodrome fire protection category: 6
Aircraft parking positions: 5

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Contact details

Araxos Airport, Ditiki Achaia 270 52, Greece IATA Code: GPA + 30 26930 54000 http://www.araxos-airport.com

Opening hours

Monday - Sunday 09:30 - 13:30
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